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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >


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March 2009

  • The 9.9" of snow that fell at Tulsa International Airport on Mar 28 ranked as the 4th greatest daily snowfall total. 4 of the top 5 snowiest days for Tulsa occurred in the month of March, with the other one occurring in November.
  • March 2009 was the 5th snowiest March at Tulsa with 10.4" (since 1900).
  • Both Tulsa and Fort Smith were the 37th warmest March on record (since 1883 FSM; 1905 TUL).
  • March 2009 was the 21st wettest March at Tulsa (since 1888).
  • Several record warm minimum temperatures were set at Tulsa, Fort Smith, McAlester, and Fayetteville.
  • Many burn bans were in effect across eastern OK at the beginning of March, with no burn bans in effect by the end of the month.
  • 2 rivers went into flood: the Neosho River near Commerce and the Caney River near Collinsville.